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Monkey bites 25 people

A monkey bit at least 25 people in a residential area of Akola district in eastern Maharashtra, forest department sources said on Friday. The animal was later caught and released into the forest,......

A requiem for Mumbai's native trees

Let those in power put trees on par with the sacred cow. And century-old trees certainly need to be worshipped, says Anil Singh. Image: How many trees will Mumbai have to sacrifice for its Metro......

Why roads hold the key in 'war' against Naxals

The Chhattisgarh police have pinned their hopes on the construction of two key roads in the state's Sukma district to win the "war" against Maoists in their strongest base. According to police,......

How the Sarkar works in Maoist areas

'I am here to look after people's needs.''I am not bothered about who is a Maoist or who is not.'Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore and Uttam Ghosh meet government officials and villagers in Cherpal in......

Sheena Bora case: Charged with murder, Indrani Mukerjea seeks divorce from Peter

A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Tuesday charged Indrani Mukerjea, her husband Peter Mukerjea and former husband Sanjeev Khanna with murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, clearing......

Govt sets up 11-member panel to revamp forest law

The panel has not been given a detailed mandate, but the first meeting of the panel suggests it has considered revamping the forest governance regime in the country, says Nitin Sethi. The Union......

Odisha: Of unkept promises and chasing big-ticket investments

A large chunk of the Rs 8.8 lakh crore  of investments the Patnaik government had attracted is in uncertain territory, says Dillip Satapathy. The ninth of a 10-part series looks at the......

Now, govt to use MNREGA for rescue of cows

Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the Centre was mulling a scheme to provide farmers free fodder to dissuade them from selling cows that have stopped producing......

Pune family holds up Navi Mumbai airport's takeoff

CIDCO moves Supreme Court against Rs 1,200 cr compensation order for land parcel Yashwant Bivalkar's bungalow in Pune is adorned with miniature models of tanks and artillery pieces and paintings......

Ban first, learn later: MPs accept paid 'US study tour'

Three weeks after the Bharatiya Janata Party overruled field trials for 15 genetically modified crops, a group of members of Parliament from Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena are heading to......
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Maha govt to launch 'My Plant' mobile app on tree plantation

Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar today announced that a mobile app named 'My Plant', which would help in recording data about tree... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/maha-govt-to-launch-my-plant-mobile-app-on-tree-plantation-117062300592_1.html
A requiem for Mumbai's native trees

Let those in power put trees on par with the sacred cow. And century-old trees certainly need to be worshipped, says Anil Singh. Image: How many... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/a-requiem-for-mumbais-native-trees/20170616.htm
Ways to reduce human-leopard conflicts

Unlike tigers that prefer forest areas free from human and cattle populations, the Indian leopard (Panthera pardus fusca) has adapted to human... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/616999/ways-reduce-human-leopard-conflicts.html
Maharashtra to conduct 3D mapping of Sinhagad fort

In what may change the paradigm for conservation of heritage structures, the Maharashtra government has undertaken a pilot project to conduct 3D... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-maharashtra-to-conduct-3d-mapping-of-sinhagad-fort-2467446
Sena MLA accused of assaulting forest employees in M'bleshwar

Forest department employees at Mahabaleshwar in Satara district of Maharashtra have accused Shiv Sena MLA Tukaram Kate of assaulting them over... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/sena-mla-accused-of-assaulting-forest-employees-in-m-bleshwar-117052800768_1.html

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